About Troop 2 

When we meet


We meet from 7:00-8:30pm on Thursday nights as posted in the Troop 2 calendar.

  • Troop Meetings - Every Thursday (Except 1st) at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Patrol Leaders Council Meetings - 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Committee Meetings - 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Where we meet


St. Joseph School Cafeteria
340 Manor Avenue
Downingtown, PA 19335

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Monthly activities


Each month the troop goes on an outing.  Typically for these we leave on Friday evening and return on Sunday. These are usually camps, adventures such as skiing, mountain biking, sailing or climbing.

Summer camp


Troop 2 attends a week-long summer camp each year, typically in July t at a Boy Scout Camp.

 

 

 

Troop Librarian

Troop Librarian Position description –>pdf-icon


Troop Librarian is an appointed (non-elected) cabinet leadership position.  The Troop Librarian is responsible for maintaining the troop library.

Responsibilities


  •  Sets up and takes care of the Troop library
  • Keeps records of books and pamphlets owned by the Troop
  • Adds new or replacement items as needed
  • Have literature available for borrowing at Troop meetings
  • Keeps a system to check books and pamphlets in and out; and Follow up on late returns
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Shows Scout spirit

Successful Completion of the Requirements


  •  Maintains 75% attendance to troop meetings and scheduled events, including weekly meetings and troop outings
  • Annual Review by Scoutmaster for Scout spirit, Oath, and Law assessment.

Notes


  •  Serving as Troop Librarian can apply towards positions of responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
  • There is no minimum rank for this position.

  •  Keep an archive on places to go and trips the Troop has made. A short write up of each trip indicating numbers to call for reservations, facilities, positive-negative things, etc. Also, collect and catalog articles on potential places the Troop could go on outings. Provide this information to people planning future trips as requested.
  • Keep a library of merit badge pamphlets and other Troop materials available for check out and used by Troop members and leaders. Keep track of who has what and be responsible for getting materials returned. Keep an inventory of all library materials.
  • Keep an archive on all fund-raising activities similar to the outings archive.
  • Keep an archive on all Troop special events – including Court of Honor, etc. – with information on equipment needs, facilities, and ceremony scripts.
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